2013 Theme: Energize New Mexico

New Mexico Chemistry Symposium
New Mexico Tech - Socorro, NM
November 6, 2013


The New Mexico Chemistry Symposium is an annual meeting of chemists at New Mexico Tech in Socorro, New Mexico. The event includes talks by notable scientists around a theme. The Symposium is also a venue for undergraduate and graduate students in chemistry and related fields to present their research. For undergraduates interested in graduate school, the event provides a venue to learn about the graduate degree programs in Chemistry at New Mexico Tech and to discuss specific opportunities with our faculty.

Energize New Mexico

This year's theme is Energize New Mexico. The event will include the following talks on that theme:

Keynote Address:
Molecular Electronics
Martin Kirk, University of New Mexico

Our Automobile Culture and CO2 Emissions from the Transportation Sector

Michael Heagy, New Mexico Tech

Dark Matter: An Age of Enlightenment
Katie Richardson, University of New Mexico

From Peaks to Pathways; Multi-Omic Analysis of Lipid Metabolism in Algae
F. Omar Holguin, New Mexico State University

Technology that Creates Comfort by Using Less Energy
Dennis Grubb, CEO of Solaro Energy, Inc

Photosynthesis: Can the dark side keep the lights on?
David Hansen, University of New Mexico

Quantum Dot Photovoltaics
Istvan Robel, Los Alamos National Laboratory